Periodicals

The library carries a large assortment of newspapers and magazines for visitors to browse through while visiting the library. While these materials are not available for check-out, anyone can look at back issues upon request.


Newspapers

Newspapers are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department.

  • McAllen Monitor
  • San Antonio Express
  • San Benito News
  • USA Today
  • Valley Morning Star
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Brownsville Herald

(Digital Archives for the Valley Morning Star are now available online)


Digital Archives and Microfilm

We have both online Digital Archives and physical microfilm for the Valley Morning Star Newspaper.

The online Digital Archives and span from 1901 to 1981 with some gaps. You can access Digital Archives here.

The microfilm currently spans from January 1949 to December 2015.


Children’s Magazines

Children’s Magazines are located in the Children’s Department on the 1st floor. Titles include:

  • American Girl
  • Beanz
  • Boys Life
  • Chickadee
  • Chirp
  • Dig into History
  • Disney Jr.
  • Disney Princess
  • Fun to Learn Friends
  • Girls’ World
  • Highlights
  • Highlights Hello
  • Highlights High Five
  • Ingredient
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Magazine
  • National Geographic For Kids
  • Owl
  • Prehistoric Times
  • Ranger Rick, Jr.
  • Scooby Doo! Where Are You?
  • Sports Illustrated for kids
  • Zoobooks
  • Zootles

 



Parenting Magazines

Parenting Magazines are located in the Children’s Department.

  • Parents
  • Practical Homeschooling


Teen Magazines

Teen magazines are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department with General Magazines.

  • J-14
  • Seventeen


Spanish Magazines

Spanish magazines are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department with General Magazines.

  • People en Español
  • Selecta
  • TV y Novelas


General Magazines

Located in the Periodicals Department on the 2nd floor. Magazines cover topics ranging from astronomy to women’s health.

Titles include:

  • AARP Bulletin
  • AARP the Magazine
  • Advocate, The
  • AWI
  • American Libraries
  • American Rifleman
  • American Spirit
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Austin Monthly
  • Auto Restorer
  • Backwoodsman
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Booklist
  • Brides
  • Car & Driver
  • Catster
  • Charisma
  • Classic Rock
  • Coastal Living
  • Consumer Reports
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Digital Photo
  • Discover
  • Dogster
  • Do It Yourself
  • Dwell
  • Economist
  • Elle
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Esquire
  • Family Circle
  • Family Handyman
  • First for Women
  • Flea Market Décor
  • Food Network Magazine
  • Forbes
  • Four Wheeler
  • Game Informer
  • Gentlemen’s Quarterly (GQ)
  • Glamour
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Guns & Ammo
  • Hot Rod
  • ID: Ideas & Discoveries
  • InStyle
  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • Liberty
  • Library Journal
  • Lion
  • Medallion
  • Men’s Health
  • Military Heritage
  • Money
  • Motor Trend
  • Motorcyclist
  • Muscle & Fitness
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • National Review
  • New Yorker
  • O The Oprah Magazine
  • Otaku USA
  • Out
  • Outside
  • Paper
  • People
  • Philadelphia Trumpet
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Popular Science
  • Popular Woodworking
  • Prehistoric Times
  • Psychology Today
  • Reader’s Digest LP
  • Real Crime
  • Real Simple
  • Redbook
  • Ring, The
  • Rolling Stone
  • Salt Water Sportsman
  • Scientific American
  • Shape
  • Slam
  • Smithsonian
  • Sophisticate’s Hair Style Guide
  • Southern Living
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Tattoo
  • Texas Gardener
  • Texas Highways
  • Texas Monthly
  • Texas Music
  • Texas Observer
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife
  • Texas Sportsman
  • This Old House
  • Time
  • Trade-a-Plane
  • Trailer Life
  • Travel 50 & Beyond
  • TV Guide
  • Us Weekly
  • Vacations
  • Vietnam
  • Vogue
  • WebMD
  • Week, The
  • Wired
  • Woman’s Health
  • World War II